Failed Surgical Procedure Claims

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    Failed Surgical Procedure Claims

    Undergoing surgery is a difficult time both for the patient and those that love them. It’s usually a last resort, and an experience you want to get through quickly and safely. Which is what makes failed surgical procedures claims all the more difficult.

    You put your trust in your surgeon and the team providing your care. In essence, you believe:

    • that they are medical professionals;
    • ergo, they’ll do their duty to ensure you have every chance of making the best recovery possible.

    While most operations go precisely as planned, there are occasions where medical negligence leads to surgical failure. Errors can happen during your pre-operative assessment, during the surgery itself, or in your post-operative care. Wherever the fault lies, if you suffer an injury due to negligence you may be able to make a claim.

    What is Failed Surgical Procedure Negligence?

    Surgical procedures can fail even if everything goes forth in the correct manner. However, where it is avoidable then it may be possible to prove negligence did happen. Examples of surgical failure can include:

    • Damage caused during surgery.
    • Leaving medical objects inside patients.
    • Failure to obtain informed consent.
    • Operating on the wrong part of the body.
    • Failure to identify and treat an infection.
    • Causing nerve damage.

    Moreover, negligence can apply to cosmetic as well as medical surgery. So don’t think that because of your surgery that you can’t make a claim due to negligence. Even if it:

    • was voluntary, or;
    • because you saw a private surgeon instead of on the NHS.

    Case Study

    For example, a dancer and model was distraught with the result of her rhinoplasty. In essence, the procedure did not deliver a nose as per the discussion during her consultation. The patient also suffers a diathermy burn which involves scarring. Eventually, she:

    • earns compensation for the cost of necessary corrective surgery;
    • she also garners money to cover the loss of earnings as a model.

    Another patient receives advice that a partial (not full) knee replacement surgery would be sufficient. However, this fails to rectify her knee problems. Later, she continues to suffer from pain and awkward movement, eventually undergoing a full knee replacement.

    How Can We Help?

    The Medical Negligence Experts are specialists in handling medical negligence claims. We will investigate and assess your situation and advise whether your claim has a good chance of success. If you choose to proceed, we’ll do all we can to ensure you receive fair compensation for the injuries.

    There is a three-year time limit from the point you can cite the surgery as the cause of your injury. Therefore, do not delay in contacting us. Failed surgery claims that receive investigation soon after the incident find resolution faster than those where several years pass.

    With failed surgery negligence claims, it really is a case of the sooner, the better.

    In essence:

    • If we can gather the evidence early to prove negligence;
    • We can more likely get the result you’re looking for.

    If you need an assessment from an independent medical practitioner, we have reputable, reliable contacts who can help.

    All it takes to start is a simple click from you to contact The Medical Negligence Experts today.

    No Win, No Fee Failed Surgical Procedure Claims

    Having a foreign item surgically placed in your body is not without risk. However, with skilful insertion and the correct care, there is no reason it should be anything other than a success. Yet whether done for medical or cosmetic reasons, implant negligence claims are a fact of life. So if you believe you have experienced illness or injury due to implant negligence, The Medical Negligence Experts can help.

    What is Implant Negligence?

    Implant negligence can occur before, during, or after inserting the implant. When it happens, the results can be long-lasting both physically and emotionally.

    In short, implant surgery can relate to:

    • Breast implants.
    • Dental implants.
    • Hip, knee, or other prosthetic implants.
    • Contraceptive implants.

    Common Failed Surgical Procedure Claims scenarios

    There are several examples where compensation claims have been made successfully for implant negligence damages.

    • For instance, a failure to explain the risks with the implant, and obtain the consent.
    • Additionally, surgeons might use the incorrect type of implant.
    • Errors during implant surgery as well.
    • Failure to place the implant in the correct position.
    • Finally, any failure to detect and treat a post-surgical infection.

    Corrections for some implant negligence can occur with further surgery, however. Meanwhile, other surgeries leave patients forever carrying a reminder of the neglect they suffer. Compensation payments factor into account aspects, too.

    For instance, loss of earnings if your recovery time is longer due to negligence, or you need to take time off work for corrective surgery or treatment. Compensation can also include psychiatric damages. For example, if a failure in cosmetic surgery dramatically alters a person’s looks as a result.

    How Can We Help?

    The team of solicitors at The Medical Negligence Experts have extensive experience in representing clients seeking compensation for injury caused by clinical negligence, including failed surgical procedure claims. It is our job, above all, to negotiate and fight on your behalf for the best possible financial outcome.

    We understand the devastating impact implant negligence can have on our client’s lives. Moreover, we’ll do all we can to help you minimise the ill-effects of your injury and live to your full potential.

    We support our clients by:

    • Investigating their situation thoroughly to ascertain whether their claim has a good chance of success. The onus is on the claimant to prove negligent care causes their injury, and it can be painful if it fails.
    • Collecting and organising evidence to present a solid case to the responsible care provider that supports your claim for compensation, which can also include putting you in contact with the right independent medical experts for their assessment.
    • Negotiating an acceptable amount of compensation based on your circumstances, and what has claimants with similar injuries to yours have received in the past.
    • Representing you and supporting you should your claim go to court either due to the responsible party disagreeing with the claim, or refusing to pay fair compensation.

    About our Failed Surgical Procedure Claims team

    We work with the UK’s top lawyers, but we’re also people with families of our own. Above all, we understand that making a medical negligence claim can be stressful for those unfamiliar with the process. It can be drawn out and complicated, but we will keep you updated – without using excessive legal or medical jargon – so you know what is going on.

    Contact The Medical Negligence Experts today, and ask how we can help you.

    Am I eligible?

    Did you suffer a physical injury in the last three years due to someone else’s negligence? If so, then the answer is Yes: you would be eligible to make a claim. So make sure you gather as much information as you can before the three-year time limit runs out.

    How much could I claim?

    As every injury is different, the amount of compensation differs from case to case. Various factors lead to the final figure, such as the extent of your injuries, loss of earnings & future losses and more.

    How does the process work?

    We understand that when making a claim it’s important to know what to expect and when to expect it. Consequently, we make the process as transparent & clear as possible.

    Why should you use us for anaesthetic negligence injury claims expertise?

    No Win No Fee

    We assess all claims on a No Win No Fee basis. As a result of that, we can determine how successful a claim is likely to be. Better still, this legal service is 100% free for all clients to use.

    Expert Solicitors

    Above all, our personal injury solicitors aim to secure the best possible outcome for you. Meanwhile, we provide expert support and legal knowledge every step of the way.

    Personal Dedicated Solicitors

    Owing to better working relationships, each client receives their own personal injury lawyer. That is to say, this expert will handle your case from start to finish. The client will receive a direct phone number and email address of the lawyer.

    • No Win No Fee*
    • Maximum Compensation
    • Speedy Response

    Need some help with Failed Surgical Procedure Claims?

    Am I eligible?

    If you have suffered from medical negligence in the past 3 years, the short answer is yes.

    However, medical negligence can be complicated, so we recommend that you speak with one of our expert solicitors - It’s Free.

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    How much could I claim?

    As every medical case is different, the amount of compensation paid out can differ. Varying factors lead to the final figure include: Level of negligence, earnings missed out on, future losses and more.

    Our experienced team of experts will give you an indication of how much you could potentially claim.

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    How does the process work?

    We understand that when making a claim it’s important to know what to expect and when to expect it. That’s why we make the process as transparent as possible.

    Your solicitor will gather all the evidence and will notify the negligent party of your claim against them. With your dedicated solicitor negotiating on your behalf, you will be kept up to date every step of the way.

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    Why should you use us for Failed Surgical Procedure Claims?

    No Win No Fee

    We offer a No Win No Fee* service on all our claims - We assess each claim on its merits with the information provided, which aids us to determine its likely success rate. This takes the risk away from you.

    Expert Solicitors

    Our experienced solicitors are experts in securing compensation no matter the level of negligence.
    We are committed to securing the best possible outcome for you, while providing friendly support every step of the way.

    Personal Dedicated Solicitors

    On contact, you will be allocated your own expert Medical Negligence solicitor who will be there every step of the way. You will be provided with a direct phone number and direct email address of your solicitor.

    Expert solicitors working for you

    We specialise in helping victims of medical negligence claim the compensation they deserve.

    We work on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning if we don’t win your case, you don’t pay! Once you make contact, your experienced solicitor will work to recover the maximum compensation you are entitled to.

    Whether you are ready to make a medical negligence claim, or you would just like a free conversation with a legal professional, we have experts on hand to give you all the information you need. Take the first step to getting what you deserve by filling in our quick contact form and we will call you back whenever suits you.

    • No Win No Fee*
    • Maximum Compensation
    • Speedy Response